By the end of the training period trainees will, in respect of developing knowledge and skills relating to the management of quality in the H&I laboratory, be able to:
- analyse, synthesise, evaluate and apply knowledge
- perform a range of technical and clinical skills and procedures
- demonstrate the attitudes and behaviours necessary for professional practice as a consultant clinical scientist dealing with the complexities, uncertainties and tensions of professional practice at this level.
Knowledge and understanding
By the end of the training period the trainee will be able to demonstrate the ability to analyse, evaluate and synthesise relevant knowledge and its application to their professional practice in relation to the:
- principles of a quality management system
- principles and practices of quality assurance and quality control
- principles and practices of external quality schemes
- role of accreditation, standards and guidelines in H&I
- principles and practices of quality and clinical audit
- principles and practices of clinical governance.
Technical and clinical skills
By the end of the training period the trainee will be able to demonstrate a critical understanding of current relevant research, theory and knowledge and its application to the performance of the following technical procedures and laboratory skills
- assess compliance with internal processes and external standards
- investigate and report incidents in accordance with local policies recommending corrective and preventative actions
- perform procedures in accordance with the principles of a quality management system.
Attitudes and behaviours
This module has no attitude and behaviours information.